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New PastaMania to open in Yangon

Italian casual dining restaurant PastaMania will open in Yangon’s Capital Hypermarket Extension Mall on Tuesday, February 27. PastaMania is the largest Italian restaurant chain in...

Toast & Melt review: Good ingredients but left me wanting

Toast & Melt opened a few weeks ago on Bo Yar Nyunt Street and serves a variety of reasonably-priced toasted sandwiches. The casual little...
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Cinema: Movies now showing in Yangon from 16th to 22nd February 2018

Now showing in Yangon Cinemas from 16th to 22nd February 2018. Black Panther Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. In Black Panther, T'Challa returns...

Story of a Yangon pork stick seller

Skewered pig offal dunked into a communal cauldron of bubbling murky broth may not be to everyone’s taste, but Yangon sure seems to love it. U Win Swe took advantage of the city’s appetite for...

The Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

I will be single for this Valentine’s Day. But that is OKAY. Okay? Actually, being single doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate on the day—it’s all about having the spirit to do it yourself. Here’s...

Myanmar’s Dating Game

Modern-day dating is a minefield of faux pas and unsolicited photos. With Valentine’s Day upon us,  Min Ye Kyaw talks with dating app users on the rules of the game. Cover photo by Rasmus...

MYANMORE Awards Wine and Spirits Ambassador of the Year

Myanmore is excited to welcome Jen Queen as the first ever Wine and Spirits Ambassador in Myanmar. As anyone who frequents Union Bar and Grill will attest, Jen has been a revelation to the...

MYANMORE Awards Green Award

The first ever winner of the MYANMORE Green award was Nourish café, for their strategic approach to prioritizing the sustainable and ethical use of resources. Owners Jojo Yang and Jerome Sterckh were made up...

Q&A: Owner of Trish Gallery Patricia Pun

Marvels abound in the two-floored Trish Gallery; jade meticulously cut into fish scales fixed onto an ever-cool century-old teak bed; glass tables supported by dozens of small marble elephants from Mandalay; colonial-era coins blasted...

The Tea Shop

Rumblings from across Myanmar.  Up North Kachin State celebrated its new year with the Manaw Festival on January 10—not so much a festival, according to one resident, as a “gigantic sale of trinkets, clothing and things.” Other...

Top lucky Chinese New Year foods

The Chinese are fanatics for superstitions and indeed for puns. Many of their new year foods are a play on the words for luck, wealth, or health. Here are the top lucky foods to...

MYANMORE Awards Entrepreneur of the Year

Isabella Sway Tin and Htet Myet Oo were up against stiff competition in this prestigious award sponsored for the third time by KBZ Bank. Sisters Phyone Pong Yon and Ipkaw Pang who are behind...